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Sir Adam Courtauld Butler (11 October 1931 – 9 January 2008) was a British Conservative Party politician, serving as an MP for 17 years and holding several junior ministerial offices.
The Agricultural and Food Research Council (AFRC) was a British Research Council responsible for funding and managing scientific and technological developments in farming and horticulture.
Ahrends, Burton and Koralek (now ABK Architects) is a British architectural practice.
Captain Sir Alastair Sturgis Aird GCVO (14 January 1931 – 30 September 2009) was a British royal courtier.
The company had its roots in a national centre set up in 1946 for the development and manufacture of radioactive materials for peacetime uses in medicine, scientific research and industry.
Vice Admiral Sir Anthony Sanders Tippet KCB (2 October 1928 – 13 October 2006) was a Royal Navy officer who ended his career as Chief of Fleet Support.
Sir (Henry) Ashley Clarke (26 June 1903 – 20 January 1994) was a British diplomat who was ambassador to Italy.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
Babtie, Shaw and Morton was a firm of civil engineers based in Glasgow, Scotland, and noted for its work on bridges, dams and reservoirs.
The Bank of Scotland plc (Bank o Scotland, Banca na h-Alba) is a commercial and clearing bank based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Bass Brewery was founded in 1777 by William Bass in Burton-upon-Trent, England.
King's/Queen's Birthday Honours is, in some Commonwealth realms, the marking of the reigning monarch's official birthday by granting various individuals appointment into national or dynastic orders or the award of decorations and medals.
Bosworth is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 1987 by David Tredinnick of the Conservative Party.
BP plc (stylised as bp), formerly British Petroleum, is a British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, England.
Bradford & Bingley plc was a British bank with headquarters in the West Yorkshire town of Bingley.
Braintree College, now known as The College at Braintree, is a further education college based in Braintree, Essex.
Brian Douglas Bell (5 March 1930 – 1 October 2016) was a New Zealand environmental consultant and ornithologist.
Sir Brian James Proetel Fall (born 13 December 1937) is a retired British diplomat who was the UK's Special Representative for the South Caucasus 2002–12.
British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier and the largest airline in the United Kingdom based on fleet size, or the second largest, behind easyJet, when measured by passengers carried.
The British Museum, located in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture.
The British Railways Board (BRB) was a nationalised industry in the United Kingdom that operated from 1963 to 2001.
The British Red Cross Society is the United Kingdom body of the worldwide neutral and impartial humanitarian network the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
Air Marshal Sir Bruce Reid Ferguson, (born 14 July 1949)http://www.defence.govt.nz/reports-publications/election-brief-2002/legislation.html is a retired Royal New Zealand Air Force officer who served as Chief of the New Zealand Defence Force and Director of the Government Communications Security Bureau.
BSI Group, also known as the British Standards Institution (BSI), is the national standards body of the United Kingdom.
BTR plc was a British multinational industrial conglomerate company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Christopher Robert Cheney (20 December 1906 – 19 June 1987) was a medieval historian, noted for his work on the medieval English church and the relations of the papacy with England, particularly in the age of Pope Innocent III.
The Cabinet Office is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom responsible for supporting the Prime Minister and Cabinet of the United Kingdom.
Cable & Wireless plc was a British telecommunications company.
Caffin Valley is a cirque-type valley between Mount Bastion and Gibson Spur in the Willett Range, Victoria Land.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
CDC Group plc (formerly the Commonwealth Development Corporation, and previous to that, the Colonial Development Corporation) is a development finance institution owned by the UK government.
Chan Kam-chuen, OBE, JP (15 June 1925 – 6 February 2017) was an appointed member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong from 1980 to 1988.
Charles Henry Palmer CBE (15 May 1919 – 31 March 2005) was an English cricketer, who played for Leicestershire and Worcestershire from 1938 to 1959.
In the Government of the United Kingdom, the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery is a senior civil servant who is the head of the Crown Office.
The Countryside Commission (formally the Countryside Commission for England and Wales, then the Countryside Commission for England) was a statutory body in England and Wales, and later in England only.
The Crown Estate is a collection of lands and holdings in the United Kingdom belonging to the British monarch as a corporation sole, making it the "Sovereign's public estate", which is neither government property nor part of the monarch's private estate.
The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust and published in London.
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Marshal of the Royal Air Force David Brownrigg Craig, Baron Craig of Radley, (born 17 September 1929) is a retired Royal Air Force officer and member of the House of Lords.
David McAdam Eccles, 1st Viscount Eccles (18 September 1904 – 24 February 1999) was an English Conservative politician.
Rear Admiral David Michael Eckersley-Maslin CB (born 27 September 1929) is a former Royal Navy officer who served as Flag Officer Sea Training.
Air Chief Marshal Sir David Harcourt-Smith, (born 14 October 1931) is a former Royal Air Force officer who became Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief at RAF Support Command.
Rear-Admiral Sir David William Haslam KBE CB (26 June 1923 – 4 August 2009) was a Royal Navy officer.
Sir David Lean, CBE (25 March 190816 April 1991) was an English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, responsible for large-scale epics such as The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965) and A Passage to India (1984).
David Francis Williamson, Baron Williamson of Horton (8 May 1934 – 30 August 2015) was a senior British and European civil servant, as well as a member of the House of Lords.
David Wolfson, Baron Wolfson of Sunningdale (born 9 November 1935) is a British Conservative politician and businessman.
Denis Anthony "Denny" Mitchison CMG (born 6 September 1919) is a British bacteriologist.
Denis William Stevens CBE (2 March 1922 – 1 April 2004) was a British musicologist specialising in early music, conductor, professor of music and radio producer.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is the government department responsible for environmental protection, food production and standards, agriculture, fisheries and rural communities in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
The Department of Energy (DoE) was a department of the United Kingdom Government.
The Department of Health and Social Security (commonly known as the DHSS) was a ministry of the British government in existence for twenty years from 1968 until 1988, and was headed by the Secretary of State for Social Services.
Derek Coates Barber, Baron Barber of Tewkesbury (17 June 1918 – 21 November 2017) was a British member of the House of Lords.
Sir Derek Malcolm Day (29 November 1927 – 7 March 2015) was a British diplomat and field hockey player who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Sir Antony Derek Maxwell Oulton (14 October 1927 – 1 August 2016) was a British senior civil servant, who was Permanent Secretary of the Lord Chancellor's Department and Clerk of the Crown in Chancery, United Kingdom from 1982–1989.
Admiral Sir Derek Roy Reffell, (born 6 October 1928) is a former Royal Navy officer and Governor of Gibraltar.
The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) is the third most senior public prosecutor in England and Wales (after the Attorney General and Solicitor General).
The title Mormaer or Earl of Mar has been created several times, all in the Peerage of Scotland.
Sir Edward Kinsella Norman (14 September 1916 – 8 March 1987) was a New Zealand Anglican bishop.
Eric Sharp, Baron Sharp of Grimsdyke, CBE (17 August 1916 in London - 2 May 1994 in London) was a British business man and Member of the House of Lords.
Essex County Council is the county council that governs the non-metropolitan county of Essex in England.
European Commission of Human Rights was a special tribunal.
Evelyn, Lady Barbirolli OBE (24 January 191125 January 2008) was an English oboist, and the wife of the eminent conductor Sir John Barbirolli.
The Evening Chronicle is a daily, evening newspaper produced in Newcastle upon Tyne, covering Tyne and Wear, southern Northumberland and northern County Durham.
Sir Ewen Broadbent, (9 August 1924 – 27 February 1993) was a British civil servant who occupied a number of senior positions in the British government.
Exco International was a leading British money brokering company.
The Fairey Aviation Company Limited was a British aircraft manufacturer of the first half of the 20th century based in Hayes in Middlesex and Heaton Chapel and RAF Ringway in Lancashire.
The Farm Animal Welfare Committee (FAWC) is an independent advisory body established by the Government of Great Britain in 2011.
The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) (Undeb Amaethwyr Cymru (UAC)), a member organisation, was formed in 1955 to protect and advance the interests of those who derive an income from Welsh agriculture.
Fife (Fìobha) is a council area and historic county of Scotland.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), commonly called the Foreign Office, is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom.
Francis John Newhook (16 November 1918 – 1 December 1999) was the head of the School of Plant Pathology at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Friedrich August von Hayek (8 May 189923 March 1992), often referred to by his initials F. A. Hayek, was an Austrian-British economist and philosopher best known for his defense of classical liberalism.
Geoffrey Philip Howarth (born 29 March 1951) is a former New Zealand cricketer and former captain, who remains the only New Zealand captain to have positive win-loss records in both Test cricket and ODI cricket.
Sir Geoffrey Holland, KCB (9 May 1938 – 20 April 2017) was a career civil servant who became Vice-Chancellor of the University of Exeter from 1994 to 2002, when he was succeeded by Professor Steve Smith.
Sir Geoffrey Slaney, (19 September 1922 – 29 January 2016) was a British surgeon and academic, specialising in vascular and gastrointestinal surgery.
George Bruce (10 March 1909 – 25 July 2002) was a Scottish poet and radio journalist.
George Chisholm OBE (29 March 1915 – 6 December 1997) was a Scottish jazz trombonist and vocalist.
Sir George William Langham Christie, CH (31 December 1934 – 7 May 2014) was a British opera administrator, long affiliated with Glyndebourne Opera.
Glyndebourne Festival Opera is an annual opera festival held at Glyndebourne, an English country house near Lewes, in East Sussex, England.
The Guildhall School of Music and Drama is an independent music and dramatic arts school which was founded in 1880 in London, England.
Helen Alice Jane Brotherton, CBE BEM (9 February 1914 — 6 August 2009) was an English conservationist.
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS), formerly Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), has statutory responsibility for the inspection of the police forces, and since July 2017 the fire and rescue services, of England and Wales.
Her Majesty's Prison Service is a part of Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service (formerly the National Offender Management Service), which is the part of Her Majesty's Government tasked with managing most of the prisons within England and Wales.
Hertfordshire Constabulary is the territorial police force responsible for policing the county of Hertfordshire in England.
Hilton Cheong-Leen, CBE, JP (born 6 August 1922) is a Hong Kong politician and businessman.
Hilton Swift Clarke CBE (1 April 1909 – December 1995) was a British banker who served as Principal of the Discount Office of the Bank of England from 1953 to 1967.
The House of Commons is the elected lower house of the bicameral parliaments of the United Kingdom and Canada and historically was the name of the lower houses of the Kingdom of England, Kingdom of Great Britain, Kingdom of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Southern Ireland, North Carolina and South Korea.
The Inland Revenue was, until April 2005, a department of the British Government responsible for the collection of direct taxation, including income tax, national insurance contributions, capital gains tax, inheritance tax, corporation tax, petroleum revenue tax and stamp duty.
Ivor Bulmer-Thomas CBE FSA (30 November 1905 – 7 October 1993), born Ivor Thomas, was a British journalist and scientific author who served eight years as a Member of Parliament (MP).
Ivor Roland Morgan Davies CBE (12 August 1915 – 1986) was a British Liberal Party politician, journalist and United Nations Association administrator.
James Anthony "Tony" Gaffney, CBE, FICE, FREng, FCIHT (1928–2016) was a British civil engineer.
Sir Robert James Ball (15 July 1933 – 15 January 2018) was a British academic, a professor of economics at the London Business School and a leader in the field of econometric modeling.
Sir James Edmund Sandford Fawcett, DSC QC (16 April 1913 – 24 June 1991) was a British barrister.
James Stuart Gordon, Baron Gordon of Strathblane CBE (born 17 May 1936) is a Scottish businessman and manager.
Dame Jean Mary Monica Maxwell-Scott (8 June 1923 – 5 May 2004) was the Laird and Chatelaine of Abbotsford which she and her elder sister, Patricia Maxwell-Scott, opened to the public, restored to its former glory, and ran for nearly five decades.
James Charles Bellwood, MBE (10 July 1912 – 19 July 1994) was a New Zealand labourer, physical education instructor and sports coach.
Joan Anna Dalziel Seccombe, Baroness Seccombe, DBE (born 3 May 1930, née Owen) is a British Conservative Party politician.
Sir Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, (13 January 191123 April 2005) was an Australian politician.
General Sir John Bryan Akehurst, (12 February 1930 – 20 February 2007) was a British Army officer who rose to be Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe.
Sir Arthur John Coles, GCMG (born 13 November 1937) is a retired British diplomat.
Air Vice Marshal John Nigel Carlyle Cooke, (16 January 1922 – 25 April 2011) was a British doctor and senior Royal Air force officer.
Sir John Arnold Farr (25 September 1922 – 25 October 1997) was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom.
John Hosier CBE (18 November 1928 – 28 March 2000) was a musical educator.
Sir Arthur John Page (16 September 1919 – 31 October 2008), known as Sir John Page, was a British Conservative politician.
Sir John Rigby Hale (17 September 1923 – 12 August 1999) was a British historian and translator, best known for his Renaissance studies.
Professor John Frederick Adrian Sprent DSc, CBE, FAA (1915-2010) was an Australian veterinary scientist and parasitologist.
Sir John Paul Stanley (born 12 January 1942) is a British Conservative Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tonbridge and Malling from 1974 to 2015.
Sir John Julius Wells (30 March 1925 – 8 February 2017) was a British Conservative Party politician.
In the United Kingdom, the Judge Advocate General and Judge Martial of all the Forces is a judge responsible for the court-martial process within the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force.
Kenneth Alwyne Pounds, CBE, FRS (born 17 November 1934) is Emeritus Professor of physics at the University of Leicester.
Sir Lancelot Raymond "Lance" Adams-Schneider (11 November 1919 – 3 September 1995) was a New Zealand politician of the National Party.
Sir Cecil Lancelot Stewart "Lance" Cross (12 November 1912 – 13 May 1989) was the eighth member of the International Olympic Committee from New Zealand, from 1969 to 1987.
In England and Wales the Law Commission (Comisiwm y Gyfraith) is an independent body set up by Parliament by the Law Commissions Act 1965 to keep the law of England and Wales under review and to recommend reforms.
A law society is an association of lawyers with a regulatory role that included the right to supervise the training, qualifications and conduct of lawyers.
An agriculture ministry (also called an agriculture department, agriculture board, agriculture council, or agriculture agency, or ministry of rural development) is a ministry charged with agriculture.
The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Bahrain is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in the Kingdom of Bahrain and is head of the UK's diplomatic mission in Manama.
The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Greece is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in Greece, and head of the UK's diplomatic mission in Greece.
The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Honduras is the United Kingdom's foremost Diplomatic representative to the Republic of Honduras.
The Ambassador from the United Kingdom to Iraq is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in Iraq, and head of the UK's diplomatic mission in Iraq.
The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Nepal is the United Kingdom's chief diplomatic representative in Nepal, and head of the UK's diplomatic mission.
The High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Belize is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in Belize, and in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission in Belize.
The high commissioner of the United Kingdom to Canada is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in Canada, and in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission in Canada.
The High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Mozambique is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in the Republic of Mozambique, and head of the UK's diplomatic mission in Maputo.
The London Business School (LBS) is a public business school and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
The London Docklands Development Corporation (LDDC) was a quango agency set up by the UK Government in 1981 to regenerate the depressed Docklands area of east London.
The Lord Chancellor's Department was a United Kingdom government department answerable to the Lord Chancellor with jurisdiction over England and Wales.
Sir John Maldwyn Thomas (17 June 1918-31 July 2002), was a Welsh company director and Liberal Party politician.
The Merseyside Development Corporation was a central government-appointed Development Corporation set up in 1981 by Margaret Thatcher's government to regenerate the Mersey docks of Liverpool, Bootle, Wallasey and Birkenhead.
The Metropolitan Police District (MPD) is the police area which is policed by the Metropolitan Police Service in London.
Sir Michael Butler (27 February 1927 – 24 December 2013) was a British diplomat and a collector of 17th century Chinese porcelain.
Sir Michael Romily Heald Jenkins, KCMG (9 January 1936 – 31 March 2013) was a British diplomat.
Michael Aynsley (Mick) Connelly, (21 February 1916 – 27 August 2003), was a New Zealand politician of the Labour Party, and a Cabinet Minister from 1972 to 1975 in the Third Labour Government.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.
HORIBA MIRA Ltd. (formerly the Motor Industry Research Association) is an automotive engineering and development consultancy company headquartered near Nuneaton in Warwickshire, United Kingdom.
Morys George Lyndhurst Bruce, 4th Baron Aberdare (16 June 1919 – 23 January 2005) was a Conservative politician, and from 1999 until his death, one of ninety-two elected hereditary peers in the British House of Lords.
The National Archives of Scotland (NAS) are the national archives of Scotland, based in Edinburgh.
The National Farmers' Union (NFU) is a member organisation/industry association for farmers in England and Wales.
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) is a charity campaigning and working in child protection in the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands.
The National Trust, formally the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the largest membership organisation in the United Kingdom.
The Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes (NAAFI) is an organisation created by the British government in 1921 to run recreational establishments needed by the British Armed Forces, and to sell goods to servicemen and their families.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
Newcastle City Council is the local government authority for Newcastle upon Tyne, a city in Tyne and Wear, England.
Newcastle University (officially, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne) is a public research university in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North-East of England.
Nicholas Georgiadis CBE (Νίκος Γεωργιάδης; 14 September 1923 – 10 March 2001) was a Greek painter, stage and costume designer, best known for his work in ballet, particularly in collaboration with Kenneth MacMillan.
Sir Nigel Broackes (21 July 1934 – 29 September 1999) was the founder of Trafalgar House, one of the United Kingdom's largest contracting businesses.
Norwich Union was the name of insurance company Aviva's British arm before June 2009.
Sir Owen Whitley Green (1925–2017) was chief executive and chairman of the British industrial conglomerate BTR.
Patrick Richard Henry Wright, Baron Wright of Richmond (born 28 June 1931) is a retired British diplomat and former Head of HM Diplomatic Service.
Paul Koralek CBE (born 1933) is a British architect and founding member of the architecture company Ahrends, Burton and Koralek.
Sir Peregrine Alexander Rhodes (14 May 1925 - 7 March 2005) was a British diplomat.
The Permanent Secretary, in most departments officially titled the Permanent Under-secretary of State or PUS (although the full title is rarely used), is the most senior civil servant of a British Government ministry, charged with running the department on a day-to-day basis.
Peter Armitage CBE (born 15 July 1924) is a statistician specialising in medical statistics.
Peter Mathias, CBE (10 January 1928 – 1 March 2016) was a British economic historian.
Petrochem Carless Ltd is the present-day continuation of one of the earliest oil companies.
Sir Arnold Joseph Philip Powell (15 March 1921 – 5 May 2003), usually known as Philip Powell, was an English post-war architect.
Post Office Ltd (Swyddfa’r Post Cyf.; Oifis a' Phuist) is a retail post office company in the United Kingdom that provides a wide range of products including postage stamps and banking to the public through its nationwide network of post office branches.
The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is in Hanley, one of the six towns of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire.
The Premier of Queensland is the head of government in the Australian state of Queensland.
Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC; pronounced kwa-rank) is the nursing branch of the British Army and part of the Army Medical Services.
The Queen's Official Birthday, or the King's Official Birthday, is the selected day in some Commonwealth realms on which the birthday of the monarch (currently Elizabeth II) is officially celebrated in those countries.
The Queen's Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons), officially abbreviated "QO HLDRS," was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Scottish Division.
Radio Clyde is a group of two Independent Local Radio stations serving Glasgow and West Central Scotland.
Sir Ralph Riley FRS (23 October 1924 – 27 August 1999) was a British geneticist.
Dame Rangimārie Hetet (née Hursthouse, 24 May 1892 – 14 June 1995) was a New Zealand Māori tohunga raranga (master weaver).
Sir Raymond Hoffenberg KBE (16 March 1923 – 22 April 2007) was an endocrinologist who specialised in the study of the thyroid.
Fourteen regional health authorities were established in England by the National Health Service Reorganisation Act 1973 in 1974, replacing the English regional hospital boards.
Sir Richard Billing Dearlove (born 23 January 1945) was head of the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6), a role fictionally known as "M" and actually, though informally, as "C", from 1999 until 6 May 2004.
Sir Richard John Harrison FRS (8 October 1920 – 17 October 1999) was a Professor of Anatomy at the University of Cambridge.
Richard James Anthony Noble, OBE (born 6 March 1946) is a Scottish entrepreneur who was holder of the land speed record between 1983 and 1997.
Professor Robert Buchan Duthie, CBE, FRCSE, FRCS (4 May 1925 – 25 December 2005) was a US-born British orthopaedic surgeon who established the prestige of the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford and built its leading reputation for musculoskeletal medicine.
Sir Robert Lang Lickley CBE FRSE FEng FRAeS FIEE (19 January 1912 – 7 July 1998) was an aeronautical engineer, and the designer of the Fairey Delta 2, the first aircraft to exceed 1,000 mph on 10 March 1956 off the Sussex coast by Peter Twiss.
Sir (William) Roger Tomkys KCMG, (born 15 March 1937) is a retired British diplomat, and former Master of Pembroke College, at the University of Cambridge.
Ronald Ernest Dearing, Baron Dearing, CB (27 July 1930 – 19 February 2009) was a senior civil servant before becoming Chairman and Chief Executive of the Post Office Ltd.
Ronald Haxton Girdwood (19 March 1917 – 25 April 2006) was a Scottish medical doctor, Professor of Medicine at the University of Edinburgh and a President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (Training Branch), often abbreviated to RAFVR(T), is a Volunteer Reserve element of the Royal Air Force specifically appointed in a training role within the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
The Royal Anglian Regiment (R ANGLIAN) is an infantry regiment of the British Army.
Royal Association for Disability Rights (RADAR) was a UK pan-disability charity which was set up with the aim of representing the needs and expectations of disabled people in the UK.
The Royal College of Physicians is a British professional body dedicated to improving the practice of medicine, chiefly through the accreditation of physicians by examination.
The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE) is a Medical Royal College in Scotland.
The Royal College of Surgeons of England (abbreviated RCS and sometimes RCSEng), is an independent professional body and registered charity promoting and advancing standards of surgical care for patients, regulating surgery, including dentistry, in England and Wales.
The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME; pronounced phonetically as "Reemee" with stress on the first syllable) is a corps of the British Army that maintains the equipment that the Army uses.
The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.
The Royal Hong Kong Auxiliary Air Force (RHKAAF) was an auxiliary unit of the United Kingdom Royal Air Force, based in Hong Kong.
The Royal Postgraduate Medical School (RPMS) was an independent medical school, based primarily at Hammersmith Hospital in west London.
The Royal Tank Regiment (RTR) is the oldest tank unit in the world, being formed by the British Army in 1916 during the Great War.
The Scottish Crop Research Institute more commonly known as the SCRI was a scientific institute located in Invergowrie near Dundee, Scotland.
The Scottish Office was a department of the United Kingdom Government from 1885 until 1999, exercising a wide range of government functions in relation to Scotland under the control of the Secretary of State for Scotland.
The Secretary of State for Employment was a position in the Cabinet of the United Kingdom.
The Sheriff Principal of Lothian and Borders is the head of the judicial system of the sheriffdom of Lothian and Borders, one of the six sheriffdoms covering the whole of Scotland.
Lieutenant Colonel Sir Julian Tolver Paget, 4th Baronet, CVO (11 July 1921 - 25 September 2016) was a British army officer and military historian who was the author of many books.
South Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England.
Southern Electric plc was a public limited energy company in the United Kingdom between 1990 and 1998, when it merged with Scottish Hydro-Electric plc to form Scottish and Southern Energy plc (now SSE plc).
St Mary's Hospital is an NHS hospital in Paddington, in the City of Westminster, London, founded in 1845.
Standard Telephones and Cables Ltd (later STC plc) was a British telephone, telegraph, radio, telecommunications, and related equipment R&D manufacturer.
Strathclyde (Srath Chluaidh in Gaelic, meaning "strath (valley) of the River Clyde") was one of nine former local government regions of Scotland created by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 and abolished in 1996 by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994.
Suffolk County Council is the administrative authority for the county of Suffolk, England.
Thomas Garnet Henry James, (8 May 1923 – 16 December 2009), known as Harry James, was a British Egyptologist, epigrapher, and museum curator.
AA plc (The AA, originally The Automobile Association) is a British motoring association founded in 1905, which currently provides car insurance, driving lessons, breakdown cover, loans, motoring advice, road maps and other services.
The London Gazette is one of the official journals of record of the British government, and the most important among such official journals in the United Kingdom, in which certain statutory notices are required to be published.
The Royal British Legion (RBL), sometimes called The British Legion or The Legion, is a British charity providing financial, social and emotional support to members and veterans of the British Armed Forces, their families and dependants.
Timothy Lancaster West, CBE (born 20 October 1934) is an English film, stage and television actor, with more than fifty years of varied work in the business.
Tonbridge and Malling is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2015 by Tom Tugendhat, a Conservative.
The Turks and Caicos Islands (and), or TCI for short, are a British Overseas Territory consisting of the larger Caicos Islands and smaller Turks Islands, two groups of tropical islands in the Lucayan Archipelago of the Atlantic Ocean and northern West Indies.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The University Grants Committee was an advisory committee of the British government, which advised on the distribution of grant funding amongst the British universities.
The University of Leicester is a public research university based in Leicester, England.
The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
The University of St Andrews (informally known as St Andrews University or simply St Andrews; abbreviated as St And, from the Latin Sancti Andreae, in post-nominals) is a British public research university in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland.
Vivian John Herman Ellis, CBE (29 October 1903 – 19 June 1996) was an English musical comedy composer best known for the song "Spread a Little Happiness" and the theme "Coronation Scot".
West Yorkshire County Council (WYCC) — also known as West Yorkshire Metropolitan County Council (WYMCC) — was the top-tier local government administrative body for West Yorkshire from 1974 to 1986.
Sir William Kerr Fraser (born 18 May 1929) is a retired British civil servant, who served as Permanent Secretary at the Scottish Office, and as Principal and later Chancellor of the University of Glasgow.
Admiral of the Fleet Sir William Doveton Minet Staveley (10 November 1928 – 13 October 1997) was a Royal Navy officer.
Wiremu Te Tau Huata, (23 September 1917 – 20 December 1991), was a New Zealand Anglican priest and military chaplain.